Red River Settles FCA Claims Over Air Force Telecom Deal

Law360, New York (July 21, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT) -- Telecommunications contractor Red River Service Corp. on Tuesday received final approval for its False Claims Act settlement with an ex-employee who had accused the company and a U.S. Air Force officer of overcharging the government by $6.1 million for work at an Oklahoma base.

U.S. District Judge David L. Russell approved the parties' joint stipulation of dismissal with prejudice of the remaining FCA whistleblower claims of relator Michael E. Poisson, pursuant to the parties' June 2 settlement. Each party will bear its own costs and attorneys'...
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